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Welcome to the McGraw School District Curriculum Page

Director of Curriculum and Special Education:  Karen Genzel, Ph.D.
Phone Number:  607-836-8619;     Fax Number 607-836-3609
kgenzel@mcgrawschools.org
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Curriculum Council Committee Members:  Troy Bilodeau, Dan Briggs, Tricia DiFulvio, Mark Dimorier, David Emma, Heather Frink, Karen Genzel, Melinda McCool, Susan Prince, Rachael Vianos, Valerie Wright, Sara Yonta

District Plan
Professional Learning Plan 2022-25


Parent Resources
Parent Brochure Next Generation Standards

Understanding Current NYS Diploma Requirements

Curriculum Grades PK - 12
Curriculum Maps Grades PK - 12


New York State Education Department (NYSED) Learning Standards 
Each curriculum area has a link for its current NYSED learning standards. Curricular resources may also be included.

Next Generation Learning Standards (NGLS)
The McGraw Central School District aligned curriculum and instruction to the NGLS for ELA and mathematics for full implementation, according to the NYSED timelene Implementation Timeline (revised April 2021), during the 2022-2023 school year.

New Standards in All Subject Areas with Implementation Timelines - Live Document provided by OCM BOCES

Next Generation ELA and Mathematics Learning Standards and Assessment Implementation Timeline

English Language Arts (ELA)

NYSED ELA Standards homepage: NYS Next Generation English Language Arts Learning Standards

UPK-12 Next Generation ELA standards:   NYS Next Generation ELA Standards

Next Generation ELA Standards at a Glance provide the progression of standards across grade levels (PK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12). 

ELA Crosswalks  show the CCCLS standards side-by-side with the new standards.  "Cross outs" means something was removed.  "Bold" means it is something new in the standards. 
 

Mathematics

NYSED Math Standards homepage: NYSED Next Generation Math Standards

UPK-12 Next Generation Math Standards: NYS Next Generation Math Standards Document

Glossary of Verbs Associated with the NYS Next Generation Math Learning Standards: Math Glossary  

NYS Next Generation Math Learning Standards Crosswalks & Snapshots:  Math Crosswalks and Snapshots
 

Science

NYSED Science Standards homepage: NYSED Science Standards

P-12 Science standards: NYS P-12 Science Standards

NYS Science Standards Implementation Resources: NYS Science Standards Implementation Roadmaps

NYS P-12 Science Standards Timeline for Development, Adoption, Implementation - Revised April 2021

NYS Next Generation Learning Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects

Here are some quick links to newly released science guidance and resources.


Social Studies

NYSED Social Studies Standards homepage: NYSED Social Studies Standards

NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework Introduction:  NYS K-12 Social Studies Framework Introduction

NYS K-8 Social Studies Framework:  NYS K-8 Social Studies Framework

NYS 9-12 Social Studies Framework:  NYS 9-12 Social Studies Framework

New York State Next Generation Learning Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects

NYS Next Generation Learning Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects

NYSED Civic Readiness Initiative


Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

NYSED LOTE homepage: NYSED LOTE homepage

NYS Learning Standards for World Languages 2021

Implementation Process and Timeline for Transition to World Languages Standards
 

Physical Education

NYSED PE homepage:  NYSED PE

NYS PE Learning Standards: NYS PE Learning Standards P-12 (2020) 

NYS Learning Standards At A Glance (2020)

NYS Adaptive PE
 

Technology Education

NYSED Technology homepage:  NYSED Technology

NYS Next Generation Learning Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects
 

Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS)

NYSED FACS homepage: NYSED FACS homepage

NYS FACS Learning Standards:  NYS FACS Learning Standards
 

Health, Mental Health, & Social Emotional Learning

NYSED Health homepage:  NYSED Health

NYS Health Standards:  NYS Health Standards

Guidance Document to Achieving NYS Health Standards:  Guidance Document for NYS Health Standards

NYSED Mental Health homepage:  NYSED Mental Health

Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools: Linking to A Continuum of Well-Being (Comprehensive Guide):  Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools: Linking to A Continuum of Well-Being

Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools: Linking to A Continuum of Well-Being PowerPoint: Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools Power Point

Mental Health Literacy in Schools Facts Page:  Mental Health Literacy in Schools Facts

Resources and tools to prepare students to succeed in school and in life: Social Emotional Learning: A Guide to Systemic Whole School Implementation 

NYS Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks:  New York State Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks

NYS Social Emotional Learning: Essential for Learning, Essential for Life a framework explaining SEL concepts: Social Emotional Learning: Essential for Learning, Essential for Life


New Arts Standard Resources released
OCTOBER 7, 2020

The Office of Curriculum and Instruction has released new Arts Standard Resources. These resources include:

Discipline-specific Guidance Course Flow charts which provide:

  • Course progressions at three levels;

  • SCED codes and course descriptions;

  • Pertinent regulations for arts education at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Arts Standard Need to Knows:

  • Concise introductions to the 2017 Learning Standards for the Arts for Teachers, Parents/Guardians, Administrators, and School Counselors.

  • Support communication surrounding the Arts Standards to further partnerships and conversations within the broader school and local community as New York State moves towards full standard implementation.

Additionally, resources to develop and align arts curricula to the 2017 NYS Learning Standards for the Arts are available and include:

  • A Self-Guided Tour of the NYS Learning Standards for the Arts in Visual Arts, Media Arts, Dance, Theatre, and Music.
    -MusicMusic At-a-Glance NYS Learning Standards
    -Visual Arts, Visual Arts NYS Learning Standards At-A-Glance
    -Media Arts, Media Arts NYS Learning Standards At-A-Glance

  • Toolkits to provide participants and presenters with essential questions and discussion points

  • Think Documents that offer discipline-specific at-a-glance resources to assist arts educators in their adaption of existing curricula to the 2017 Arts Learning Standards while meeting the needs of all students.

  • These resources can be found on the Office of Curriculum Arts Page under Arts Professional Development